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#23 Lyn-J Dixon

Position:
RB
Height:
5-10
Weight:
190
Class:
So.
Hometown:
Butler, Ga.
High School:
Taylor County HS
BIO

Entered 2019 following a true freshman season in which he posted 547 rushing yards and five touchdowns on 62 rushing attempts in only 106 offensive snaps over 13 games in a backfield that featured three backs with at least 1,000 career rushing yards to their credit.

2019: Rushed eight times for 65 yards and a touchdown and added a 22-yard reception vs. Georgia Tech … led Clemson with 79 rushing yards and a touchdown on 11 carries vs. No. 12 Texas A&M … gained 19 yards on six carries at Syracuse … rushed eight times for 58 yards including an acrobatic over-the-top touchdown vs. Charlotte … gained 49 yards on 10 carries vs. Florida State … rushed five times for 11 yards and caught a pass at Louisville … gained 78 yards on eight carries vs. Boston College … recorded seven carries for 50 yards with a touchdown vs. Wofford … gained 50 yards on nine carries and caught two passes for 27 yards at NC State … rushed six times for 34 yards and caught two passes for 62 yards vs. Wake Forest … gained 60 yards on 12 carries at South Carolina.

2018: Finished freshman campaign with 547 rushing yards and five rushing touchdowns on 62 carries in 106 snaps over 13 games … ranked fifth in the country among qualified backs with 8.82 yards per carry, a school record for players with at least 300 rushing yards … led Clemson in rushing with 89 yards on six carries — including a 61-yarder — in his career debut vs. Furman … gained 26 yards on five carries vs. Georgia Southern … carried six times for 20 yards at Georgia Tech … earned ACC Rookie of the Week honors at Wake Forest, recording a career-high 163 yards on 10 carries with rushing touchdowns of 65 and 52 yards … joined Travis Etienne and Adam Choice as part of a trio that became the first group of three backs in school history to each rush for 125 yards in a single contest … recorded 25 yards and a rushing touchdown on four carries vs. No. 16 NC State … rushed six times for 18 yards at Florida State … posted 116 yards and a touchdown on four carries vs. Louisville, and his four carries were the fewest by a Clemson player in a 100-yard rushing day in school history … gained 18 yards on three carries at No. 17 Boston College … repeated a three-carry, 18-yard performance vs. Duke … gained 38 yards on five carries vs. South Carolina … rushed four times for five yards with a touchdown against Pitt … gained 11 yards on six carries vs. No. 3 Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl.

Before Clemson: No. 171 player in the nation by ESPN … No. 10 running back in the nation by ESPN and Rivals … No. 23 player in Georgia by ESPN … had 5,174 yards and 73 touchdowns on 629 carries in his career … had 88 overall touchdowns in his career … had 536 points in his 37 career games … had 76 receptions for 1,088 yards and nine touchdowns in his career … had 7,201 all-purpose yards in his career … had 108 yards per game and 8.9 yards per carry in six games as a senior, as he was limited by injury … had 11 rushing touchdowns and 13 overall touchdowns as a senior … had 1,914 yards and 35 touchdowns on 229 carries as a junior … had 38 overall touchdowns as a junior … had 1,311 yards and 14 touchdowns on 156 carries as a sophomore … had 23 overall touchdowns as a sophomore … had 1,301 yards and 13 touchdowns on 171 carries as a freshman … coached by Mark Wilson at Taylor County High School … recruited by Robbie Caldwell and Tony Elliott.

Personal: Born Feb. 18, 1999 … majoring in communication.

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